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    July 24th, 2017

    Singles Night in Sausalito

    Start Date: Thursday 8/24/2017 — End Date: Thursday 8/24/2017
    Admission:10

    Meet new friends while enjoying spectacular views of San Francisco, GG Bridge, and the Bay! Only $10/door includes our fun Mixer Game, with prizes; accompanied by complimentary appetizers, served at 7pm, as long as they last. Dinner available at additional cost. Adults of all ages welcome. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 7-9pm.

    LOCATION: The Spinnaker, 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito CA. From San Francisco take GG Bridge, first Sausalito exit (Alexander), which becomes Bridgeway; R on Anchor Dr. From North Bay take Hwy 101 to Sausalito/Marin City exit; go left under fwy; R on Bridgeway; L on Anchor Dr. From East Bay take Richmond/San Rafael Bridge to Hwy 101 south. Free valet parking!

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles2Couples; and many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Sunday Afternoon Delight, July 23, San Ramon
    •Summer of Love Dance, July 29, San Francisco
    •Silicon Valley Singles Convention, Aug 5, Mt View
    •Hot August Nights Dance, Aug 11, Burlingame
    •Party Along the River, Aug 20, Petaluma
    •The Summer Ball, Sep 3, San Francisco
    •Art & Wine Tasting Party, Sep 26, Corte Madera

    Location: 100 Spinnaker Drive Sausalito

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Brahma Kumaris Silicon Valley Center invites you

    July 22nd, 2017

    Brahma Kumaris Silicon Valley Center invites you to Celebrate Raksha Bandhan

    Start Date: Sunday 8/6/2017 — End Date: Sunday 8/6/2017
    Admission:FREE

    Brahma Kumaris Silicon Valley Center invites you to Celebrate Raksha Bandhan

    Join us to Obtain God’s wisdom and bless yourself

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017 FROM 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Venue :

    B.K Meditation Center, 540 S. Abel Street, Milpitas, CA 95035

    Program Highlights:

    Guided Meditation
    Live Music
    Talk :’Obtain God’s wisdom and bless yourself’ by Sister Kusum

    Rakhi Ceremony
    Followed by Lunch

    Email:rsvp@bksiliconvalley.org
    Seats are limited! RSVP required!
    Phone(408)935-8740

    Admission is Free! Donations graciously accepted

    Location: 540 S Abel Street Milpitas

    Contact: BK Kusum singh.anamika@yahoo.com
    URL: http://sanjose.eventful.com/events/brahma-kumaris-silicon-valley-center-invites-you-c-/E0-001-104931

    Eleven and a Half Hours

    July 22nd, 2017

    Eleven and a Half Hours

    Start Date: Friday 8/18/2017 — End Date: Saturday 9/23/2017
    Admission:Free

    Eleven and a Half Hours
    A video installation between Dionne Lee and Shirin Abedinirad
    18 August - 23 September 2017

    In 1687, Isaac Newton proposed his First Law of Motion, the law of inertia: A body at rest tends to remain at rest, a body in motion tends to stay in motion. Bodies will continue in their current state, whether at rest or in motion, unless acted on by a greater outside force. As political tension between Iran and the United States increases, ongoing struggles for world power and resources directly impact everyday lives. The laws of inertia and resistance apply to both places despite the time difference (Eleven and a Half Hours, UTC-7 hours, time zone PDT).

    Eleven and a Half Hours is an exhibition focused on how Iranian and American residents carry on living despite varying levels of political turmoil that maintain a state of unrest. A collaboration between two female artists in parallel political and geographical locations showcases an attempt to resist the law of inertia by entering into a conversation and sharing experiences of discomfort in a sanctioned world. This exhibition is curated by Shaghayegh Cyrous as the culminating project of Aggregate Space Gallery’s annual intensive gallery internship.

    Opening Reception
    18 August 6-10pm

    First Friday Event
    1 September 5-8pm

    Second Saturday Artists Talk
    9 September 11am

    Friction / Function: 23 September 7pm
    Local performing artists get juiced on ASG works and respond!
    Curated by Jesse Hewit: jesse@aggregatespacegallery.org
    aggregatesspacegallery.org/FrictionFunction

    Support for the Friction / Function series generously provided by Kenneth Rainin Foundation

    Gallery Hours
    Fridays and Saturdays 1-5pm
    and by appointment

    Location: 801 West Grand Avenue Entrance on West Street Oakland

    Contact: Shaghayegh Cyrous info@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: http://aggregatespacegallery.org/

    Hot August Nights Singles Dance Party

    July 22nd, 2017

    Hot August Nights Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Friday 8/11/2017 — End Date: Friday 8/11/2017
    Admission:15-20

    Dance to your favorite hits indoors, or enjoy the lovely outdoor patio on what we hope will be a hot August night! $15/advance (by Aug 10) or $20/door. Adults of all ages welcome. Dress to impress! Friday, August 11, 2017, 8pm-Midnight.

    LOCATION: Fattoria e Mare, 1095 Rollins Road, Burlingame CA 94010. From Hwy 101 take Broadway exit. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many singles meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Sunday Afternoon Delight, July 23, San Ramon
    •Summer of Love Dance, July 29, San Francisco
    •Silicon Valley Singles Convention, Aug 5, Mt View
    •The Summer Ball, Sep 3, San Francisco
    •Art & Wine Tasting Party, Sep 26, Corte Madera

    Location: 1095 Rollins Rd Burlingame, CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Silicon Valley Singles Convention

    July 21st, 2017

    Silicon Valley Singles Convention

    Start Date: Saturday 8/5/2017 — End Date: Saturday 8/5/2017
    Admission:15-20

    Our largest Silicon Valley party of 2017 is at the newly renovated Hilton Hotel Mt View! $15/advance (by Aug 4) or $20/door. Adults of all ages welcome. Dressy attire requested. Saturday, August 5, 2017.

    7:30pm – Entertaining Keynote Address. Rich Gosse discusses his new book, The Donald Trump Syndrome: Why Women Choose the Wrong Men to Love. This is a book about dating, not politics, revealing that most single women overlook millions of great bachelors because they are looking for the wrong guy!

    9pm-Midnight – Dance Party, featuring your favorite hits.

    LOCATION: Hilton Hotel, 840 E El Camino Real, Mountain View CA. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many singles meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Sunday Afternoon Delight, July 23, San Ramon
    •Summer of Love Dance, July 29, San Francisco
    •Hot August Nights Dance, Aug 11, Burlingame
    •The Summer Ball, Sep 3, San Francisco

    Location: 840 E El Camino Real Mountain View CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Success without Stress

    July 20th, 2017

    Success without Stress

    Start Date: Sunday 7/23/2017 — End Date: Sunday 7/23/2017
    Admission:Free

    We all want happiness but how do we get there?
    Come find out how in a fun-filled, interactive and informative session. Within us lies vast, untapped possibilities waiting to be discovered. Through the Happiness Program this potential is set free and we gain a greater vision of who we are. The main technique on the Happiness Program is called Sudarshan Kriya®, a research-backed breathing technique that has helped millions of people release stress, experience deep meditation, and get back in touch with their true self. On the introductory session, you’ll get a taste of yogic breathing exercises and their benefits.
    Introductory sessions include a mix of:
    - Guided relaxation through the breath
    - Light yoga & stretching
    - Insights into the nature of mind
    - Guided meditation
    - Question & answer session

    July 23rd, Sunday, 3-4 PM

    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/success-without-stress-tickets-36364708823

    Location: 4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto

    Contact: Aanchal Garg aanchalgarg@gmail.com
    URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/success-without-stress-tickets-36364708823

    Worship Celebration

    July 19th, 2017

    Worship Celebration

    Start Date: Sunday 7/23/2017 — End Date: Sunday 7/23/2017
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, July 23, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg

    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    Rev. Christy Parks-Ramage will lead the worship celebration on the 42nd Psalm: “As a deer longs for a stream of cool water, so I long for you, O God.” Michael Miller, New Way Minister of Music, will lead the music. Everyone is invited to join in inspired scripture, word, song and fellowship.

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Elaine Palmer cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org

    Richard Dawkins, Legendary Biologist, Provocateu

    July 14th, 2017

    Richard Dawkins, Legendary Biologist, Provocateur & Author of “Science in the Soul”

    Start Date: Thursday 8/10/2017 — End Date: Thursday 8/10/2017
    Admission:$20 - $60

    At a time when science appears to be under attack, Dawkins issues a passionate defense, insisting facts, empirical evidence and reason take center stage. With growing threats of irrationality and hostility, his plea for a return to sanity couldn’t be more timely or urgent. Come hear more from the legendary biologist and provocateur as he challenges faulty logic, bad science and climate change deniers.

    Location: Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara

    Contact: Georgette Gehue ggehue@commonwealthclub.org
    URL: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2017-08-10/richard-dawkins-science-soul

    How to Change the world

    July 13th, 2017

    How to Change the world

    Start Date: Sunday 7/16/2017 — End Date: Sunday 7/16/2017
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, July 16, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
    200 E Leland Rd (between Railroad & Harbor), Pittsburg, CA 94565
    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    Rev. Will McGarvey will lead the worship service Sunday of Peace: How to Change the World, with special music from soloist, Jane Fish. Everyone is invited to join in inspired scripture, word, song and fellowship.

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Event info cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org

    The Internet Archive’s 2017 Artist in Residence

    July 12th, 2017

    The Internet Archive’s 2017 Artist in Residence Exhibition

    Start Date: Saturday 8/5/2017 — End Date: Saturday 8/26/2017
    Admission:Free

    The Internet Archive & Ever Gold [Projects] Presents:
    The Internet Archive’s 2017 Artist in Residence Exhibition

    Laura Hyunjhee Kim
    Jenny Odell
    Jeremiah Jenkins

    August 5th – 26th

    Opening Reception: Saturday August 5th, 5-8 pm

    Public Programing: Brewster Kahle, Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive in conversation with Laura Hyunjhee Kim and Jeremiah Jenkins. Moderated by Andrew McClintock, Owner/Director of Ever Gold [Projects].

    Saturday August 5th, 4-5 pm, Atrium of the Minnesota St. Building.

    Ever Gold [Projects] is pleased to present The Internet Archive’s 2017 Artist in Residence Exhibition, an exhibition conceived in collaboration with the Internet Archive presenting the culmination of the first year of the Internet Archive’s visual arts residency program, featuring work by artists Laura Hyunjhee Kim, Jeremiah Jenkins, and Jenny Odell.

    The Internet Archive is a San Francisco based nonprofit digital library providing researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public access to over 15 petabytes of collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books, as well as the Wayback Machine archive (an archive of almost 300 billion websites documented over time). The Internet Archive visual arts residency is organized by Amir Saber Esfahani, and is designed to connect emerging and mid-career artists with the archive’s collections and to show what is possible when open access to information meets the arts. The residency is one year in length during which time each artist will develop a body of work that culminates in an exhibition utilizing the resource of the archive’s collection in their own practice.

    During the residency Kim, Jenkins, and Odell worked with specific aspects of the Internet Archive, both at its Bay Area facilities and remotely in their studios, producing multi-media responses that employ various new media as well as more traditional materials and practices.

    Jenny Odell: For my projects, I’m extracting ’specimens’ from 1980s Byte magazines and animation demo reels—specimens being objects or scenes that are intentionally or unintentionally surreal. These collected and isolated images inadvertently speak volumes about some of the stranger and more sinister aspects that technology has come to embody.

    Jeremiah Jenkins: Browser History is a project is about preserving the Internet for the very distant future. I will be transferring webpages from the Internet Archive and elsewhere onto clay tablets by creating stamps with the text and images, then pressing them into wet clay. After being fired, the slabs will be hidden in caves, buried strategically, and submerged in the sea to await discovery in the distant future. The oldest known clay tablet is a little over 4,000 years old. The cave paintings in Lascaux are around 14,000 years old. The oldest known petroglyphs are near 46,000 years old. It’s conceivable that these fired clay tablets could last for 50,000 years or more. The tablets will be pages from websites that document trade, lifestyle, art, government, and other aspects of our society that are similar to the kinds of information we have about ancient civilizations.

    Laura Hyunjhee Kim: The Hyper Future Wave Machine is a project that positions the years 2017 and beyond as a speculative future based on audiovisual ephemera published in the years 1987 to 1991. Born in the late ’80s, I wanted to explore the technological advancements and innovations that were popularized during the nascent years of the World Wide Web. Utilizing the Internet Archive as a time machine, I searched through the archived commercial and educational media representations of networked technology, personalized computers, and information systems. Often hyperbolic with a heightened emphasis on speed, power, and the future, slogans from those past years are still relevant and surface aspirations that continue to introduce the “next big thing” to the present generation: “REALIZE THE FUTURE, YOU ALREADY LIVE IN.”

    As the title of the project suggests, the work revolves around an imaginary media access system, namely the Hyper Future Wave Machine (HFWM). Described as a three-way-cross-hybrid existing/nonexistent/and-yet-to-exist metaphysical machine, the concept came from contemplating data portability and the trajectory of human-machine interface technology that seamlessly minimizes physical interaction. From buttons to touchscreens to speech, would the next ubiquitously applied interface operate using some sort of nonverbal neural command?

    Location: 1275 Minnesota Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 San Francisco

    Contact: Andrew McClintock info@evergoldprojects.com
    URL: http://evergoldprojects.com/ever-gold-projects/projects/